Academic Challenge

Academic Challenge (formerly, WYSE) is a test-based competition for high school students bridging the gap between secondary and college-level academics in these topics:
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Biology
  • Mathematics
  • Engineering Graphics
  • English
  • Computer Science
Eastern Illinois University, with the assistance of other institutions throughout Illinois and Missouri, operates the competition during the Spring Semester.

Sample/Practice Tests (for potential GHS 2020 Academic Challenge Team members ONLY)

2020 Competition Dates:
  • Regionals (TBD): February?
  • Sectionals (TBD): March?
  • State (TBD): April?
Academic Challenge Coach: Mr. Luzio (email: